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Arabs and the West

Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], ©1991.
Series: Arab world (New York, N.Y.)
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this program, Bill Moyers talks with scholar, writer, and economist Charles Issawi about the sources of Arab resentment toward the West and the possibility of better relations in the future. Issawi explains the Arab world's reluctance to modernize and its aversion to the secular nature of Western society - especially in the area of sexual freedom. The history of Islamic fundamentalism in the Arab world is traced,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
History
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Public Affairs Television (Firm), 1991
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Affairs Television (Firm)
OCLC Number: 844436733
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 19, 2013.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 11 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (28 min.)) : sound, color.
Contents: Introduction: Charles Issawi (1:09) --
Alienation of Islam (2:45) --
Arab Criticisms of the West (1:13) --
Aspirations of the Arab World (2:35) --
Imagining Ideal Islamic Government (1:24) --
Muslim Fundamentalists' Critiques of Arab Society (1:22) --
Progress in Saudi Arabia (2:21) --
Arab & Pan-Arab Nationalism (3:06) --
Future of Arab World (2:23) --
Prospects for Arab Democracy (1:41) --
Predicting an Era of Arab Discord (2:55) --
Challenges of Muslim Fundamentalism in Arab-Western Relations (2:38) --
Credits: Arabs and the West (0:56).
Series Title: Arab world (New York, N.Y.)
Responsibility: Public Affairs Television (Firm).

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In this program, Bill Moyers talks with scholar, writer, and economist Charles Issawi about the sources of Arab resentment toward the West and the possibility of better relations in the future. Issawi explains the Arab world's reluctance to modernize and its aversion to the secular nature of Western society - especially in the area of sexual freedom. The history of Islamic fundamentalism in the Arab world is traced, and its impact on Arab/West relations is discussed.

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